Penn State Holy Spirit

Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center[1] is a 307-bed non-profit Catholic community hospital located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and serves as the primary facility for its related health system.[2]

Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center
Sisters of Christian Charity
LocationCamp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
Coordinates40°15′12″N 76°55′19″W / 40.253290°N 76.921877°W / 40.253290; -76.921877Coordinates: 40°15′12″N 76°55′19″W / 40.253290°N 76.921877°W / 40.253290; -76.921877
Care systemPrivate
FundingNon-profit hospital
Affiliated universityPenn State Health
Emergency departmentLevel II trauma center
Opened1963 (1963)
ListsHospitals in Pennsylvania


The hospital was founded in 1963 and is sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity.[3]

In 2003, the hospital opened the Ortenzio Heart Center, a four-story, 140,000-square-foot (13,000 m2) facility located adjacent to the hospital specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of heart problems.[4]

Holy Spirit Health System, provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services and includes a regional network of six family health centers, one internal medicine office, a pediatric practice and two women's health centers.[2] The health system employs over 550 physicians in a variety of specialties to include women's health, cardiovascular care and orthopedic, stroke, and rehabilitative services.[5] Holy Spirit is a Level III Neonatal intensive-care unit.[2] Physician residency programs, affiliated with Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania, exist on-site for emergency medicine and surgery.[6]

On September 9, 2013, Holy Spirit Health System signed a letter of intent with Geisinger Health System,[7] On September 1, 2017, Geisinger Holy Spirit was granted Level II Trauma Center accreditation by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation.[8] Geisinger Holy Spirit was formerly called Holy Spirit Hospital. The hospital's name was changed as part of a rebranding campaign in 2017.[9]

On November 1, 2020, Holy Spirit was acquired by Penn State Health, including its medical group and ambulance service.[10]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Holy Spirit Medical Center". Penn State Health. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  2. ^ a b c "About Us Our Mission". Holy Spirit Hospital. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  3. ^ About Holy Spirit Hospital Holy Spirit Health System, accessed February 4, 2010.
  4. ^ "Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit". Holy Spirit Hospital. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  5. ^ "Honorees of PDC's Partner in Patient Safety Success Story Contest". Precision Dynamics Corporation. November 17, 2008. Archived from the original on November 17, 2008. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  6. ^ "Medical Education - Residency - Memorial Hospital York, PA". Retrieved September 2, 2016.
  7. ^ "Major hospital development: Holy Spirit and Geisinger will explore affiliation". September 9, 2013. Retrieved 2016-03-22.
  8. ^ "Penn State Health Holy Spirit Camp Hill PA | PA Trauma Systems Foundation". PA Trauma. Retrieved 25 November 2022.
  9. ^ "Holy Spirit rebranded Geisinger Holy Spirit". Geisinger Holy Spirit. Retrieved 2017-07-07.
  10. ^ "Penn State Health takes ownership of Holy Spirit Hospital". pennlive. 2020-10-29. Retrieved 2020-11-03.

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Approval for Elevation of Level II Trauma Center to Level I Status" (PDF) (Press release). Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation. 2022-07-22. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2022-08-19. Retrieved 2022-08-19.